... Ally yourself with the US, on the other hand, and a short drop on a long rope may be in your future. After one of the great kangaroo courts of our time, Saddam has swung. Despite the illegality of a 'special trial' in the first place, despite the changed judges mid-trial, despite all the intimidated witnesses and assassinated lawyers, and despite the looming presence of Uncle Sam in the background every single moment, this little piece of nonsensical play-acting has reached its conclusion.
And what is that conclusion? Just what was this farce intended to accomplish? Justice
? Certainly not
. Revenge? He did nothing at all to us.Tying up a loose end
? Ah, now that might just be it.Thanks for the memories